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Certification scorecard: Feb. 11, 2016

Published: February 11, 2016


Tampa, Fla.-based e-Quality Recycling has gained certification to the ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and R2:2013 standards.

JSI Metals & Electronics Recycling of Conway, Ark. is now certified to the R2:2013 and RIOS standards.

Dakota Data Shred of Sioux Falls, S.D.; Gilmore Services of Pensacola, Fla.; Northcoast, Inc. Recycling Specialists dba Northcoast Shredding Services & Record Center of Wickliffe, Ohio; Paper Recycling & Shredding Specialists, Inc. of San Dimas, Calif.; Rocky Mountain Document Destruction of Salt Lake City, Utah; Time Shred Services, Inc. of Freeport, N.Y. and Wasteco – Dixie Recycling Centre of Mississauga, Ontario have either achieved or renewed their NAID Certifications for Physical Destruction of Hard Drives.

Northwest Shredders, LLC. of Woodward, OK; Paper Pig Shredding of Wichita Falls, TX; Phoenix Recycling Inc. of Winnipeg, MB, Canada; Security Data Destruction, Inc. of Phoenix, AZ; Shred King of Holbrook, MA; South Bay Document Destruction of Gardena, CA and Stay Safe Shred and Recycle of Sacramento, CA have either achieved or renewed their NAID Certifications for Physical Destruction of Hard Drives.

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EPA seeks input on key e-scrap issues

Published: September 30, 2014


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency convened a meeting of some 50 key electronics recycling parties last week near Washington, D.C. to receive advice and input. The meeting — the first “EPA Summit on Electronics” since 2005 — included representatives of original equipment manufacturers, states, nonprofit organizations, e-scrap reclaimers and trade groups.

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E-World chief tangled in trafficking case

Published: June 11, 2015


The leader of California e-scrap recycling company E-World Recyclers has been indicted in a federal court on charges of trafficking government-seized counterfeit material and altering contract documents. The case, first publicized by watchdog group Basel Action Network, has a number of industry touchpoints and is loaded with complications, including the very plea the executive gave before the court when he was charged last winter. Continue Reading

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